The Ghana Library Authority has launched the ‘Read2skill’ initiative to enable Ghanaians to undertake classes on the entire world largest open up discovering platform, Udemy.
The venture, supported by Commonwealth of Learning (CoL), the world’s only inter-governmental organisation only involved with the marketing and enhancement of distance education and learning and open up mastering, is giving a complete scholarship to 1 thousand Ghanaians in its to start with 12 months as a result of a aggressive software procedure.
This is element of the Authority’s Calendar year of Mastering tactic,
Acting Head of Company Affairs at Ghana Library Authority, Jemima Ansong, indicated that Ghana was chosen as portion of 4 nations in the commonwealth to reward from the partnership.
The other countries in the commonwealth whose citizens will profit from this chance incorporate Kenya, Rwanda and Bangladesh.
“The globe major on-line learning platform, Udemy has been engaged by Commonwealth of Understanding to collaborate with the Ghana Library Authority to provide these courses. Udemy has far more than 30 million pupils and 50,000 instructors instructing programs in about 60 languages.
“Courses available for enrolment by Ghanaians are in the area of Information Science, Cloud Computing, Task Administration, IT Functions, Layout, Finance and Accounting, Human Resource, Management and Management, Business office Productiveness, Marketing, Sales and some others.” She mentioned.
“As the next oldest incorporated establishment by an Act of parliament in the nation, we have promoted reading and everyday living-extended mastering for the previous 70 years and it is only organic for us to react to the demands of our culture.
“In as considerably as we boost leisure studying, it is incumbent on us to also assure that, our patrons have access to options for self-enhancement to permit them to come to be desirable on the career marketplace that’s why our quest to leverage on know-how partners to roll out this prospect for Ghanaians,” reported Hayford Siaw, Executive Director of Ghana Library Authority.
He extra, “a several months back, we unveiled our cellular App on iOS and Android to give opportunity for Ghanaians to have accessibility to leisure reading through contents and the outside of this discovering system with CoL and Udemy, is in furtherance to the item of our Technological know-how tactic to radically join Ghanaians to awareness means.”
Head of Technologies and Innovation at Ghana Library Authority, Janice Tagoe also said, “For decades, Libraries have been regarded as the college for all people and we are just dwelling by our legitimate existence that is to be the college for everyone’’.
Ghana Library Authority has opened purposes from right now, January 6 to January 31, for intrigued candidates to apply at ghanalibrary.org/examine2skill.
The 1000 productive candidates will be presented total scholarship to enrol on their chosen programs.